The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for HP UFT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited HP UFT over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), formerly QuickTest Professional (QTP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 89 94 93
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Permanent jobs citing HP UFT 3 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.37% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.35% 2.89% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.63% -11.25%  

HP UFT is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 223 173 166
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 20.00% 12.93% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 138 127 109
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

HP UFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing HP UFT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for HP UFT in Edinburgh

HP UFT
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing HP UFT in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for HP UFT in Edinburgh

HP UFT
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing HP UFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for HP UFT.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 11 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 10 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) SpecFlow
2 10 (90.91%) Gherkin
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) FitNesse
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy

HP UFT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (90.91%) SpecFlow
3 4 (36.36%) FitNesse
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 11 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft